Six Shoe Trends Every Girl Needs for Back-to-School

Out with the old, in with the new. As summer draws to a close and the annual back-to-school season kicks off, it’s a great time to update your child’s wardrobe. When it comes to shoes, top brands such as Steve Madden, Sam Edelman and Vans are serving up a number …

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Inside Vida Group’s Ambitious Expansion Plans

Vida Group is tackling new territory. In addition to landing the Stride Rite license in May, the New York-based firm is busy prepping to launch a health-and-wellness division this year. The company also continues to mine opportunities within its existing portfolio of brands, including André Assous, Nanette Lepore, Jambu, Carter’s …

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How the ’90s Platform Got Remade for Resort 2018

Get ready for liftoff. For resort ’18, women’s brands embraced the ’90s-inspired platform sandal — but with a new twist. Bold colors and refined embellishments offered a fresh interpretation of the classic style. Paul Andrew platform with a mirrored sole. Whereas the ’90s platforms were all about minimalism, these new sandals are …

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Why Vietnam Continues to Become a Bigger Sourcing Destination

While China still leads as the No.1 sourcing destination for the majority of fashion companies, Vietnam is the rising star. An FN Platform today focused on the reasons why the country is one to watch in sourcing. Julie Hughes, president of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association led a discussion with …

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Fashion-Footwear Brand Wanted Shoes Acquired By One Step Up

Fashion-footwear brand Wanted Shoes has been acquired by One Step Up. The 25-year-old label and several other shoe brands, owned by the New York-based conglomerate, will anchor a newly formed entity Fashion Footwear LLC. Morris Abraham will continue to serve as president of Wanted Shoes. The business will primarily focus …

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Shop Mila Kunis’ Most Affordable Shoe Looks

Mila Kunis might be an A-list actress, but the mom of two — who turns 34 today — is often spotted out and about wearing totally affordable footwear. The low-key “That 70s Show” alum’s everyday style can be described as casual and comfortable, as she is often photographed wearing simple …

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